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An increasingly deadly war between criminal gangs in Corsica appears to have claimed another victim – the 17th killing this year.
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President Barack Obama has urged congressional leaders to help him fufill what he called his mandate to help middle class families.
Anti-austerity protests have erupted across Europe in the biggest union strikes since the debt crisis began in 2009.
Millions turned out to
In Lisbon the parliament building became the focus of Portuguese anti-austerity anger.
Ranks of police in riot gear held back a crowd that prised
The Russian space agency says it has re-established contact with civilian satellites and the International Space Station (ISS) after a construction
New pictures have emerged of a 4,500-year-old tomb in Egypt unearthed by Czech archaeologists which they believe to be the burial site of Princess
Well ahead of US President Barack Obama’s January 20th re-inauguration there is no time to waste in talks with Congress.
Lawmakers and the White
For the first time in the country’s history Russia will host the Winter Olympic’s in 2014 in Sochi and with a little more than a year left until the
Shares in Facebook jumped in heavy trading on the Nasdaq. The rise comes as millions of shares held by the company’s staff become available – the
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) representing workers in 23 countries called for solidarity action today, protesting against austerity
Times may be tough, but Infineon is adjusting and that has enabled Europe’s second biggest chipmaker to buck the downward trend.
On Wednesday in
Madhav Chavan has won the 2012 Wise Prize for education. The Indian social activist collected a medal and a cheque for half a million dollars. He is
A day after being crowned the most unpopular French president after six months in office, Francois Hollande has been left in no doubt as to what many
The annual WISE education summit in Doha, Qatar has reiterated its commitment to providing education for the estimated 61 million children across the
It is expected that the face which will be overseeing China for the next decade will be that of Xi Jinping, now age 59. Born after the 1949
The Palestinian group Hamas has confirmed that an Israeli air strike has killed the head of its military wing.
Ahmed Al-Jaabari, died along with a
The International Film Festival in Thessaloniki is the most important event in Greece when it comes to movies and film makers – and includes
Thousands of demonstrators marched in towns and cities all over Italy in support of the anti-austerity action.
The biggest union in the country
Women still find the road to success blocked in the business world. And attitudes differ widely across Europe. In Malta, just 3% of board members are
How much are the decision makers of the EU listening to the feet on the streets of Europe’s cities on the day of action?
Is there a sense that
In central Athens, they carried the flags of their Mediterannean neighbours; those who’ve witnessed the Greek economy break down; countries now
Tens of thousand of people have taken to the streets throughout Spain to join a general strike that is stretching across Europe.
It is coordinated
Taxis lined up in Portugal’s capital Lisbon to take passengers stranded by the general strike.
Many commuters planned alternative routes because of
Unemployment in the UK has fallen to its lowest level for over a year, but the number of people claiming jobseeker’s allowance showed its sharpest
Toyota are recalling almost three million cars worldwide. The worst affected model is the Prius with a steering problem at low speeds.
In Italy, there were rallies were held across the country.
Demonstrators expressed their disdain for the German chancellor Angela Merkel, who has
China’s Communist Party has ended its week-long congress in Beijing. But officials are still ‘keeping mum’ about who is taking over at the
After a string of recent cases in Europe and across the world, ‘lone wolf’ attacks have been identified as one of the most worrying terrorism trends
Alex Taylor: While some Europeans are drowning in an economic nightmare, others – to paraphrase Oscar Wilde – are looking at the stars. In Europe we
Spain and Portugal are at a virtual standstill as trade unions stage co-ordinated general strikes against austerity measures.
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